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The Eye of the Storm

January 1, 1999

This report candidly recalls Casey’s first attempt at system reform efforts at the community level. Through reflections from two of the leaders, the truth about this…

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Overview: The JDAI Story

January 1, 1999

Th is publication provides an overview of the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI), a multi-million dollar, five year, five-site experiment designed to streamline and rationalize…

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Ensuring That Adoptions Succeed is in Everyone’s Best Interest

December 8, 1998

Failed adoptions are an increasing trend, and result in trauma to the children who are directly affected. This article makes the case for pre- and…

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Plain Talk

March 7, 1998

This is the story of how five different communities worked to protect local youth from the risks of early sexual activity. It is a narrative…

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Implementing Change in Child Welfare: Lessons from Family to Family

October 1, 1997

This report uses data from focus groups with workers and foster parent to assess changes in attitudes and practices related to the implementation of the Family to…

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Evaluating Comprehensive Community Change

March 24, 1997

The document provides a summary of a two-day meeting where researchers, evaluators and other key stakeholders discussed evaluating comprehensive community initiatives. Challenges, best practices and…

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